Engineering Manager – Data Programs and Client Growth

Protocol Labs


As an Engineering Manager, you will…

  • Lead the architectural design of key components, tooling, and infrastructure.
  • Inspire your team and others with technical vision and customer obsession.
  • Empower engineers and solutions architects to solve problems, fostering a balance of velocity and rigor through scalable, asynchronous decision-making practices.
  • Be the primary technical interface for technical grant work and vendor work. 
  • Influence additional technical roadmaps of Bedrock, IP Stewards, Sentinel, etc.
  • Drive decisions around technical priorities, approach, testing, maintenance, etc. 
  • Roll up your sleeves with hands on contributions when necessary.
  • Develop expertise in the data onboarding journey and become a key point of contact for advising large data owners with solutions.
  • Lead, improve, and document processes for technical prioritization, planning, design, implementation and releases in harmony with and expanding open source community participation.
  • Maintain a positive and supportive work culture.

You may be a fit for this role if you have…

  • Demonstrable success as an engineering lead/manager fostering highly-functional, healthy, inclusive and collaborative teams.
  • Experience in an early-stage product/team and building tools from scratch for early adopters.
  • Technical credibility through lengthy software engineering experience with back-end and distributed systems and infrastructure.
  • A strong desire for and history of contributions to open source projects and communities.
  • Experience working with and/or managing geographically distributed teams.
  • Ability to thrive with a high level of self-direction, autonomy and responsibility.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • An excitement for collaborating with people across Protocol Labs towards our shared mission.

Bonus Points

  • Experience in an early-stage product/team and building tools from scratch for early adopters.
  • You have experience with or deep knowledge of SaaS tools, globally distributed systems, blockchain or other related domains.
  • Demonstrable open source community curation and leadership experience.